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Saturday, July 22
18 Nursery Gardens, Whittlesey, near Peterborough PE7 1TE, 5pm

Fish and chip supper at the home of Marian and John Dunham of the Peterborough ME Support Group. Please bring your own pudding, though Marian will be making a fresh fruit salad. For more information about this group, please email Marian and John at pboromesg@ntlworld.com

Tuesday, July 25
Barnett Hill, a Wyevale Garden Centre, Worcester Road, Clent, Stourbridge, DY9 0EE, 12.30pm

Worcester ME Social Group lunch. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Thursday, July 27
Sunflower Café, Scotsdale Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JT, 11am

Monthly meeting of the Cambridge ME Support Group – simply turn up and look out for the signature blue scarf hanging over someone’s chair back. The Cambridge ME Group is open to people with ME and also to fibromyalgia suffers and does not charge a membership fee. For more details, please visit their website at www.cambridgeme.org.uk from where you can also email them.

Friday, July 28
Café on the Rye, Strakers Road, Peckham Rye Common, London SE15 3UA, 12.30-2.30pm

Friday Lunch Club, South East London ME Support Group.ar park at end of Strakers Road. Buses: Peckham Rye East side 343, 484: bus stop Solomon’s passage. Peckham Rye West side 12, 63, 362: bus stop Barry Rd or The Gardens. Other buses close by: 37, 78, P12. For more information about this group, please contact Gill Day,tel: 0208 771 2490, or email Isabel Huebner on SELMESG7@gmail.com

Saturday, July 29
Wanstead House, London E11 2NT, 2.30-5pm

Meeting of the East London ME Group. You are welcome to drop in and out of the meeting at any time, to suit your convenience and energy level. For more information about this group, please phone Ian Purser at ianpurser81@gmail.com or phone/text Muriael Keogh on 07957 152566.

Tuesday, August 1
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, August 2
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am

Yoga with the St Albans ME Group. Craft tables today (card making). Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Thursday, August 3
The Garden Flat, 37 Arlington Gardens, Chiswick, London W4 4EZ, 2-5pm

Network MESH (West London) Summer Party at the home of Maggie Fear. Garden entrance is round the side; not at the front door of the property. Please bring a small item for a raffle in aid of Network MESH e.g. something you do not need: a packet of biscuits/anything/plant/perfume you have been given that doesn’t suit you perhaps? Not compulsory but helpful and fun. Light Refreshments (no alcohol) will be served. Tea-time biscuits, cake, juice welcome. Due to a new carpet please remove shoes if the weather is inclement.
Nearest tubes and buses are:  Chiswick Park (District Line). Walk towards Chiswick High Road and cross over at the lights. Arlington Gardens is the first road on the right after the HSBC.  Gunnersbury (District Line). Turn left at the top of the stairs, and then right, down Chiswick High Road. 2nd road on the right is Marlborough Road. Go down there and turn first left.  Buses 267, 391. Get off at “Chiswick Road”/Halfords and walk along Marlborough Road. Arlington Gardens is the first turning on the left. Some parking with a blue badge or pay and display.

Saturday, August 5
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, August 9
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-1pm

Monthly meeting of the St Albans ME Group. Perhaps a BBQ today – check with Maxine. Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Thursday, August 10
Potting Shed Restaurant, St Peters Garden Centre, Broomhall, Norton, Worcester, WR5 2NY, 2.30-4pm

Worcester ME Social Group afternoon tea. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday, August 12
Grass area next to Wolvercote Village hall, Wolvercote Green, Wolvercote, Oxford OX2 8BD, iIn the committee room if wet), 12.30-2.30pm

Oxfordshire Support Group for ME/CFS (OMEGA) Summer Picnic. Please bring lunch (we usually share) and if possible something to sit or lie down on. Parking is on the road so please share transport if possible. The 6 City bus goes every 15mins, from Magdalen St in Oxford to Godstow Rd in Wolvercote (very near to the hall). Please let Tessa know on 01491 838727 If you intend to come, email tessamary_keys@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday, August 12
Café, Peel Bowling Club, north end of Peel Promenade, Isle of Man, 2pm

Meeting, ME Support, Isle of Man. Come along for a coffee and chat. Friends and Family welcome. For more information about this group, please email celia@manx.net

Saturday, August 12
104 College Rd, London SE21 7HW, 3.30-7pm

Summer Picnic, South East London ME Support Group, at the home of Linda Carvill with the help of her daughter and son-in-law Maria and Andy. Indoors, if wet. Friends and family are welcome. Please bring buffet food to share (if you feel well enough) – drinks are provided. Please let Linda or your telephone volunteer know if you hope to come so we can contact you if there is any change of plan. Please call Linda on 020 8670 7787 or email linda.carvill@btopenworld.com if you need travel directions. There will be a Transport Fund cash float available on the day if you need your cab fare refunded.

Wednesday, August 16
Bunny Hill Customer Service Centre, Hylton Later, Town End Farm, Sunderland SR5 4BW, 7.15-8.45pm

Monthly meeting, Tyne and Wear ME/CFS Support Group. We meet in the Community Learning Room on the first floor, which can be reached by lift. New members can be met at the door if you phone ahead to let us know you are coming. To find out more, please phone 0191 455 6959 or email me-cfs@blueyonder.co.uk

Thursday, August 17
Redmond Centre, High Street, Carcroft, Doncaster, DN6 8DN, 1.30pm.

Leger-ME Group meeting (covering Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley), discussion about welfare rights with Helen Butler. A good landmark to aim for are the Asda or D.F.S. stores at Carcroft. The Redmond Centre is a single story building red brick building, with parking to the rear. It is at the opposite end of High Street to the New Moon pub. There are regular bus services to Doncaster from just outside the Centre, and the nearest railway station is Adwick le Street, about half a mile away. The Redmond Centre has full disabled facilities, including a fully-fitted bathroom. For more information about this group, please contact Mike Valentine, email: mike@danum.me.uk, tel: 01302 787353.

Friday, August 26
Café on the Rye, Strakers Road, Peckham Rye Common, London SE15 3UA, 12.30-2.30pm

Friday Lunch Club, South East London ME Support Group.ar park at end of Strakers Road. Buses: Peckham Rye East side
343, 484: bus stop Solomon’s passage. Peckham Rye West side 12, 63, 362: bus stop Barry Rd or The Gardens. Other buses close by: 37, 78, P12. For more information about this group, please contact Gill Day,tel: 0208 771 2490, or email Isabel Huebner on SELMESG7@gmail.com

Thursday, August 31
David’s Nurseries, Ash Lane, Worcester, WR3 8TB, 12.30pm

Worcester ME Social Group lunch. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday, September 2
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, September 13
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-1pm

Monthly meeting of the St Albans ME Group. Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Wed, September 13 – Thurs, September 14
Future Inns, Cabot Circus, Bond St S, Bristol BS1 3EN

UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative 4th Annual Science Conference. For more details and how to obtain tickets, please click on the following link: https://www.eventbee.com/v/cmrc2017#/tickets

Saturday, September 16
Wanstead House, London E11 2NT, 2.30-5pm

Meeting of the East London ME Group. You are welcome to drop in and out of the meeting at any time, to suit your convenience and energy level.

Friday, September 22
A Torre Portuguese restaurant, 19 Westow Street, Crystal Palace, London SE19 3RY, 12.30-2.30pm

Friday Lunch Club, South East London ME Support Group. For more information about this group, please contact Gill Day,tel: 0208 771 2490, or email Isabel Huebner on SELMESG7@gmail.com

Tuesday, September 26
De Beers Garden Centre, Worcester Road, Torton, Kidderminster, DY11 7SB, 12.30pm

Worcester ME Social Group lunch. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday, October 1
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, October 3
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, October 11
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-1pm

Monthly meeting of the St Albans ME Group. Speaker: Ron Leon, nutritional consultant with the Breakspear Medical Centre in Hemel Hempstead (let Maxine have your questions in advance, please, so she can pass them on to Mr Leon). Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Wednesday, October 18
St Peters Garden Centre, Broomhall, Norton, Worcester, WR5 2NY, 12.30pm

Worcester ME Social Group lunch. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday, October 21
Wanstead House, London E11 2NT, 2.30-5pm

Meeting of the East London ME Group. You are welcome to drop in and out of the meeting at any time, to suit your convenience and energy level.

Friday, October 27
Lorenzo Italian restaurant, 32 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, London SE22 ORR, 12.30-2.30pm

Friday Lunch Club, South East London ME Support Group. For more information about this group, please contact Gill Day,tel: 0208 771 2490, or email Isabel Huebner on SELMESG7@gmail.com

Saturday, November 5
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, November 7
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, November 8
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-1pm

Monthly meeting of the St Albans ME Group. Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com

Tuesday, November 14
9 Priory Avenue, Chiswick, London W4 1TX, 2pm.

4 Network MESH (West London) Annual General Meeting and appointment of committee members at the home of the chairman, Tony Golding. The house is close to Turnham Green tube station and the 94, 272 and E3 bus stops. nTo enquire about becoming a committee member, please phone Tony on 020 8400 1904.

Monday, November 20
Shed Food and Drink, Countryside Park, A4025, Crossway Green, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 9SE, 12.30pm

Worcester ME Social Group lunch. If you are interested in coming along, but would need a lift, please contact your local area contact, or send an email to worcsmegroup@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday, December 2
Wanstead House, London E11 2NT, 2.30-5pm

Meeting of the East London ME Group. You are welcome to drop in and out of the meeting at any time, to suit your convenience and energy level.

Saturday, December 2
3a Baird Road, Kirkton Campus, Livingston EH54 7AZ 
(next door to Lloyds Banking Group), 1-4pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group drop=in session held here on the first Saturday of each month, and on the third Tuesday of each month (between 2pm and 4pm). An informal session where users can drop in for a chat or play some games. This session will also host craft activities and therapeutic services such as Reiki and Hypnotherapy. Details of such activities will be posted on our website and Facebook pages as they are arranged. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Tuesday, December 5
Cafe at The Ability Centre, Carmondean Road, Carmondean, Livingston EH54 8PT, 12.30pm

West Lothian ME Self-Help Group lunch meeting held here on the first Tuesday of each month. Please note refreshments and lunch are not provided but can be purchased cheaply from the cafe. For more information, please contact Suzy Cairns, email: enquiries@wlmesh.co.uk, tel: 07804 586 553.

Wednesday, December 13
London Colney Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1PU, 11am-1pm

Monthly meeting of the St Albans ME Group. Refreshments provided. Admission £2. Formore information about this group, please email Maxine Ellis at stalbans.m.e.group@gmail.com


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